High School Sports

High school boys’ indoor track and field: State College’s Milligan claims 800 meter crown

State College’s Alex Milligan picked up the highest finish on the day for the Little Lions by winning the 800 meter run at the Kutztown Invitational on Saturday.

Milligan finished with a time of 2 minutes 2.34 seconds to pace the field. Teammates Tony Degleris (fourth, 2:06.11) and Eric Heatwole (seventh, 2:07.05) also finished in the top 8 of the 800 meter run.

State College also had success in the pole vault with Griffin Thompson placing second with a vault of 12 feet-6 inches, with Lucas Gray (fifth, 12-6) and Matthew Suchanec (sixth, 12-0) competing. Matthew Beyerle placed third in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:42.12. Shaquan Graham (triple jump, 43-5.75), Erik Ebel (shot put, 44-5.5) and Tristan Daman (55 meter dash, 6.70) finished in sixth. The Little Lions’ 4x800 relay team finished in seventh with a time of 9:04.47, while the 4x400 team was eighth at 3:41.83.